Fodor Family History

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Fodor Name Meaning

Hungarian: nickname for a person with curly hair, from fodor ‘curl’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Koder, Kondor, Odor, Bodor, Loder, Foden, Poor, Bodo, Bokor, Fodera

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Fodor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fodor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fodor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


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Fodor Family Origin

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Fodor Family Occupations

What did your Fodor ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fodor ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Fodor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fodor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fodor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fodor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fodor. For the veterans among your Fodor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fodor Life Expectancy

What is the average Fodor lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fodor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fodor in 1952 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fodor ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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